Houston Safari Club Foundation (HSCF) and “Hunting Matters” welcome Land Tawney, President/CEO of Backcountry Hunters & Anglers.
Land Tawney is president and CEO of Backcountry Hunters & Anglers, a North American membership conservation organization based in Missoula, Montana. BHA is dedicated to serving as the voice of our wild public lands, waters, and wildlife.
As president/CEO of the BHA since 2013, Tawney has overseen the organization’s expansion from 1,000 members and a handful of chapters to nearly 30,000 members and chapters covering 48 states and Washington, DC, two Canadian provinces and one territory. Tawney works every day with a talented staff and more than 700 volunteer leaders to make sure that all Americans have access to public lands and products and to fish and wildlife habitat when they get there.
Tawney grew up in Montana, where he hunted and fished from an early age. He earned a Ph.D. in “Posthole Digging” at Family Extension and a bachelor’s degree in wildlife biology from the University of Montana in 2000. His conservation career now spans two decades. Before working at Backcountry Hunters & Anglers, Tawney worked for other conservation organizations, including the National Wildlife Federation and Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership. He lives in Montana with his wife Glenna, two sons (Cidney-14) and (Colin-11) and Tule, a five-year-old black lab.
About Hunting Matters
Tune in to “Hunting Matters” with Houston Safari Club Foundation Executive Director Joe Betar as he engages in conversations with guests, from diverse backgrounds, who are passionate about hunting and conservation. Great discussions, news, hunting law updates and more! “Hunting Matters” airs every Saturday, 6 a.m. to 7 a.m. CDT on KPRC AM 950: Real Texas, Real Talk, a Houston iHeartMedia station, and Houston’s oldest radio station. “Hunting Matters” is also available via podcast on Apple/iTunes, iHeartMedia, Google, Overcast, PodBean, and Spreaker. Subscribe, listen and provide a review and rating. Hunting Matters is a 2022 Digital Gold AVA Award Winner and 2022 NYX/Marcom Silver Award Winner.
About the Houston Safari Club Foundation
Houston Safari Club Foundation (HSCF) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to preserve the sport of hunting through education, conservation and promotion of our hunting heritage. HSCF has awarded 646 scholarships totaling $2.92 million. HSCF conducts youth outdoor education, career training, hunter education, and field experiences programs throughout the year. HSCF has provided more than $4 million in grants for wildlife, habitat, and various hunter-funded conservation initiatives. HSCF is an independent organization, not affiliated with Safari Club International (SCI) or its affiliates and is not a chapter or affiliate of any other organization. Visit our website at wehuntwegive.org or call 713.623.8844 for more information. HSCF. We hunt. We give.